Interview with Ilya Pupko, Chief Architect at Jitterbit

“For blockchain technology to be useful, it must be enabled by APIs first “

All technology needs a voice, in a figurative sense, and that voice is an API. To package your technology as a product, you need to build an API for it. In the same way, blockchain needs to be packaged with an API in order to be a product. We talked to Ilya Pupko, Chief Architect at Jitterbit about blockchain’s need for strong APIs, how the API economy is set to revolutionize blockchain and more.

Interview with Hart Montgomery, Hyperledger Ursa maintainer

“Anyone who needs a modular cryptographic library for blockchain might find Hyperledger Ursa useful”

Hyperledger Ursa is the latest project to be accepted by Hyperledger’s Technical Steering Committee. This modular, flexible cryptography library is intended for—but not limited to—use by other projects in Hyperledger. We talked to Hart Montgomery, Hyperledger Ursa maintainer about the goals of this project, its two modules, future and more.

Interview with Diane Mueller, Red Hat’s director of Community Development for OpenShift

“The power of Kubernetes & OpenShift lies not only in the capabilities but also in the broad ecosystem of products”

Last month, Red Hat announced the general availability of OpenShift Container Platform 3.11 – an important release because it incorporates the first wave of technology from the CoreOS acquisition. We talked to Diane Mueller, Red Hat’s director of Community Development for OpenShift about the importance of this release, their plan to continue innovating both in and around Kubernetes and Operators & more.

Plus Flutter 1.0 is out!

Meet Hummingbird, Flutter’s web platform prototype

The Flutter team made some big announcements yesterday at Flutter Live. One is, of course, the release of Flutter 1.0. But what really caught our eye was the announcement that the team is experimenting with running Flutter on the web. Meet Hummingbird, Flutter’s web platform prototype.

The wait is over

HashiCorp Vault hits 1.0

Now that HashiCorp Vault 1.0 has been released, the company has four projects that have reached 1.0! This release is focused on renovating Vault’s infrastructure to support high performance, scalable workloads. Since Vault 1.0 introduces significant new functionality, they provide both general upgrade instructions, as well as a Vault 1.0-specific upgrade page.

Interview with Dr. Byung Ik Ahn, CEO of Fantom Foundation

Limited scalability hampers blockchain’s adoption: “If blockchain is not scalable, it’s simply not suitable for widespread use”

While blockchain’s usefulness is profound, it’s not the solution to everything — it cannot solve every problem across every industry in all parts of the world — and failing to understand this usually sets people up for failure. We caught up with Dr. Byung Ik Ahn, CEO of Fantom Foundation to chat about blockchain’s evolution, potential solutions to its growing pains, Fantom’s goals and more.